Double Knit Decrease

Chard Doubleknit

Change the order of the next 4 sts from MC, CC, MC, CC to MC, MC, CC, CC. While maintaining a firm tension, K2tog MC, Ssp CC. The goal of the double knit decrease is to execute a K2tog decrease while preserving the look of the double knit fabric. 24 sts x 32 rows 4 10cm in stockinette stitch With circular needle, cast on 150 sts in MC. Join together in a round without twisting the sts. Place marker at the beginning of the round. Work all rounds of the skull and crossbones chart. When working...

How to resize via The Good Housekeeping Needlecraft Encyclopedia

Work a circular gauge swatch and measure sample. The amount of stretch will depend on how much negative ease you want for your stocking and how much your yarn will stretch and still look nice. Most stockings have at least 1 2.54cm of negative ease. Measure circumference of thigh, calf and ankle, and desired length of stocking from thigh to ankle. Subtract 1 2.54cm from each measurement for negative ease. Use your measurements to calculate the total number of sts needed. t Picking up a strand of...

Materials and tools

1 ball 200 yards or 180 meters Patons Canadiana acrylic yarn color 00003 Black MC 1 ball 200 yards or 180 meters Patons Canadiana acrylic yarn color 00032 Bright Royal Blue CC1 1 ball 195 yards or 176 meters Bernat Berella 4 acrylic US 8 5mm straight or circular knitting needles or size US 8 5mm 12 30cm or 16 41cm circular knitting needle or size needed to obtain gauge 1 set US 8 5mm double-point needles or size needed to obtain gauge 2 stitch holders Tapestry needle

Eeves

Sew front and back pieces together at the side with mattress stitch. Start at the bottom of the sweater and seam to 5 13cm from the shoulder, leaving an opening for the sleeves. Pick up 39 sts evenly on double-point needles around the sleeve opening. Work stockinette stitch in the round until the sleeve measures 6 15cm . Switch yarns while knitting for striped sleeves, if you desire. Next row K2tog, K remaining sts. 38 sts remain. Switch to contrast color, if you desire. Work in stockinette...